The Department of Health & Kinesiology at Texas A&M University is proud to announce its second annual Able, Active, and Adaptive Climate and Diversity Conference. The goal of the conference is to promote the inclusion of, and support for, individuals and groups with injury, physical, and intellectual disabilities/disorders. The conference committee has announced Beth Fox and Anthony Ianni will serve as keynote speakers during the AAA Conference.
Beth Fox is currently providing independent consulting services through Disabled Sports USA, Professional Ski Instructors of America, and the National Sports Center for the Disabled helping ski, sport, and professional communities recognize and understand adaptive practices for skiing. She has created and implemented many education and training programs for ski institutions across the country. A passion of Beth’ is getting to work with people and educate them on disabilities impacting people’s lives.
Anthony Ianni is an award-winning speaker and is one of the most sought-after motivational speakers in the country. He became the first known athlete with autism to play Division One basketball. Anthony played for Michigan State University and was a part the team that won two Big Ten Championships and a Big Ten Tournament title. In 2010, he was also a part of the MSU’s Final Four team. Anthony is an inspiration to everyone within the autism community.
Beth Fox and Anthony Ianni will be presenting on Friday, March 1st, at the Physical Education Activity Program Building (PEAP) on the Texas A&M University campus. The 2019 conference is dedicated to educating the community about adaptive processes, activities, products, services, and organizations for a healthy lifestyle and optimal quality of life.